Book of the Week

 

To allow those that cannot visit an Exhibition or our Collection Headquarters located in Lubbock, Texas, The Remnant Trust has created the book of the week.

 

The Remnant Trust will feature each week a selected work with information and a picture of a work. It is also featured on our Facebook and Twitter as well. So check us out!

The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith

Publisher: 1759  First Edition. "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" was published in 1759 and laid the foundations for Scottish economist and philosopher Adam Smith's later works, including "The Wealth of Nations." In his "Moral Sentiments," Smith proposes and puts forth...

The Republic of Plato by Plato

Published: 1763 First Glasgow Edition, with scarce publisher's advertisement leaf at end. "The Republic of Plato" was published in 1763. It was translated from Greek by H. Spens and includes the translator's preliminary discourse concerning the ideas of the ancient...

Essays on Philosophical Subjects by Adam Smith

Published: 1795 First Edition. "Essays on Philosophical Subjects" was published posthumously in 1795 after Adam Smith's death in 1790, from previously unpublished material prepared by Smith's literary executors: Joseph Black, a physicist and chemist, and James Hutton,...